TITLE

FCC Showdown For NFL, Critics

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted; Haugsted, Linda
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/26/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 47, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issue whether the National Football League (NFL) be allowed to invoke compulsory arbitration, which could result in the programmer reaching far more cable subscribers and receiving far higher license fees. The plan, accordingly, has gained favor from Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Kevin Martin. Senator Arlen Specter from Pennsylvania, however, reminds Martin that the only possible outcome of the plan would be higher costs to consumers.
ACCESSION #
29972964

 

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